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John Mayer

Also known as

John Mayer, John Mayer, John Clayton Mayer, Mayer, John

Musical genres

Pop rock, Blues-rock, Soul rock, Blue-eyed soul, Blues, Pop music, Rock music, Soul music, Indie rock, Acoustic music, Soft rock

John Clayton Mayer ( /ˈmeɪ.ər/ may-ər; born October 16, 1977) is an American pop and blues rock musician, singer-songwriter, recording artist, and music producer. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut, he attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. He moved to Atlanta in 1997, where he refined his skills and gained a following, and he now lives in New York City. His first two studio albums, Room for Squares and Heavier Things, did well commercially, achieving multi-platinum status. In 2003, he won a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Your Body Is a Wonderland."
Mayer began his career performing mainly acoustic rock, but gradually began a transition towards the blues genre in 2005 by collaborating with renowned blues artists such as B. B. King, Buddy Guy, and Eric Clapton, and by forming the John Mayer Trio. The blues influence can be heard throughout his 2005 live album Try! with the John Mayer Trio and his third studio album Continuum, released in September 2006. At the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in 2007 Mayer won Best Pop Vocal Album for Continuum and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Waiting on the World to Change". He

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  • Joe Harriott and John Mayer Double Quintet
  • John Mayer & Aaron Neville
  • John Mayer Trio
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